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WORD OF THE DAY

Technocracy [tek-nok-ruh-see] (noun) 1. a theory and movement, prominent about 1932, advocating control of industrial resources, reform of financial institutions and reorganization of the social system, based on the findings of technologists and engineers; 2. a system of government in which this theory is applied; 3. any application of this theory.

FILM FACTS

In "Space Jam," what do the aliens use to suck out the basketball players' skill?

A. A basketball

B. A vacuum cleaner

C. A golf bag

D. Sweat socks

(Answer at bottom of column)

NUMBER TO KNOW

6: The great fire of London, in 1666, burned down half of London, but there were only six verified deaths.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

April 21, 2016: Musician Prince is found dead in Paisley Park, his Minnesota home and recording studio. The cause of death was an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl. He was 57 years old.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

Football player Tony Romo (41)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven." - Henry Ward Beecher

TRIVIA ANSWER

A. A basketball

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